Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When does the program start?
A: Every fall in late August.

Q: How long are the classes?
A: Two classes take place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during an eight-week cycle.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: The tuition for each course is about $890. Many employers offer tuition-reimbursement programs that pay $5,250 a year or more. There are ways to dramatically reduce or even eliminate the cost of tuition for students who qualify by aligning scholarship with employer-reimbursement schedules. Savannah-area residents also pay the lower, in-state tuition.

Q: How do I enroll and financial aid availability?
A: Our admissions process involves an application and a review of prior transcripts. Click here to access our application page and follow the instructions to complete the application. Rolling admissions occur from January to June.  Directions for filling out FAFSA and financial aid information is also available in the Admissions area of the USCB web site.

Q: How long does it take to enroll?
A: Getting a previous college to send your transcript can take two weeks to two months, depending on the college, so request your transcripts as soon as possible. When we have your online application and your transcripts, we can decide on admission within two weeks.

Further questions?
For more information about the program or the admissions process, contact Dr. Peter Swift, Saturday Business Degree Plan coordinator, at (843) 208-8352,, or call the department administrative assistant at (843) 208-8352.